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Harbor Stage Company to Present New England Premiere of THE RIVERHarbor Stage Company to Present New England Premiere of THE RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

For the final installment of its 5th milestone season, the Harbor Stage Company presents the New England Regional Premiere of The River. Performances begin Today, August 11th at the Harbor's iconic seaside theater and will play through Saturday, September 3rd. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub, John Cariani, Katrina Lenk and More to Lead THE BAND'S VISIT Premiere at Atlantic Theater CompanyTony Shalhoub, John Cariani, Katrina Lenk and More to Lead THE BAND'S VISIT Premiere at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company just announced casting for the world premiere musical The Band's Visit, directed by Lortel and Obie Award winner David Cromer and featuring a book by Drama Desk Award nominee Itamar Moses, an original score by three-time Tony Award nominee David Yazbekand choreography by Lee Sher. (more...)

Amazon & Sky Announce Addition of Dramatic Original Series BRITANNIA to LineupAmazon & Sky Announce Addition of Dramatic Original Series BRITANNIA to Lineup
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Amazon and Sky today announced it has added BRITANNIA to its lineup of dramatic Amazon Original Series in the US and Sky Original Dramas in the UK. (more...)

Amazon and Sky Greenlight Original Dramatic Series BritanniaAmazon and Sky Greenlight Original Dramatic Series Britannia
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

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Harbor Stage Company to Present New England Premiere of THE RIVERHarbor Stage Company to Present New England Premiere of THE RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

For the final installment of its 5th milestone season, the Harbor Stage Company presents the New England Regional Premiere of The River. Performances begin Thursday, August 11th at the Harbor's iconic seaside theater and will play through Saturday, September 3rd. (more...)

Walking Shadow Theatre Company Announces 2016-2017 SeasonWalking Shadow Theatre Company Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

From an enigmatic fishing cabin, through the gardens of Versailles, to the most prestigious stage in England, Walking Shadow's twelfth season explodes the ideas of true love, the hidden costs of complacency, and the hazards of social change. (more...)

Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins' NICE FISH Transfers to the West EndMark Rylance and Louis Jenkins' NICE FISH Transfers to the West End
by Marianka Swain - Jul 8, 2016

Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins' critically acclaimed new comic play NICE FISH will transfer to the West End this winter, following sold-out seasons at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University in Cambridge and St Ann's Warehouse in New York. Directed by Claire van Kampen, the production runs at the Harold Pinter Theatre 15 November-21 January 2017, with press night on 25 November. (more...)

Steep Theatre Company Sets 16th Anniversary SeasonSteep Theatre Company Sets 16th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Steep Theatre Company has announced the programming for its upcoming 16th season, which continues the company's tradition of presenting bold plays from today's most exciting playwrights, brought to life by fearlessly honest ensembles and visionary directors. Season 16 will feature a world premiere from Chicago playwright Alex Lubischer, a U.S. premiere from Olivier Award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett, a U.S. premiere from rising English playwright Cordelia Lynn, and a Midwest premiere from California-based playwright Lauren Yee. Steep Ensemble Members and Jeff Award-winning directors Robin Witt and Jonathan Berry will helm two of the productions, to be joined by two guest directors.  (more...)

BWW Review: Wilbury Theatre Group's Meandering JERUSALEMBWW Review: Wilbury Theatre Group's Meandering JERUSALEM
by Andria Tieman - May 24, 2016

Wilbury Theatre Group closes out their 2015-2016 season with JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth.  It's a skillfully directed production with a few standout performances, but unfortunately is bogged down by an overlong story that doesn't deliver much tension until after the two hour mark and suffers from some clumsy accent work.  It's an ambitious project for the Wilbury group to take on, and the sets and costumes are absolutely perfect for the story, unfortunately the source material is the main problem and its cliche' plot and incredibly slow pacing just never really deliver. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JERUSALEM at The Wilbury GroupPhoto Flash: First Look at JERUSALEM at The Wilbury Group
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The Wilbury Theatre Group closes its 2015/16 season with the Rhode Island premiere of Jerusalem, Jez Butterworth's epic Tony and Olivier award-winning play, May 19-June 4, 2016. (more...)

Caroline Neff Joins Cast of Steep Theatre's WASTWATERCaroline Neff Joins Cast of Steep Theatre's WASTWATER
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Steep Theatre's upcoming U.S. Premiere of Wastwater marks the return of two notable members of the Steep family to the Edgewater theatre: Tony Award winner and Steep Associate Playwright Simon Stephens and Jeff Award winner and Steep Ensemble Member Caroline Neff. (more...)

The Edge Theater Welcomes New Associate Artistic DirectorThe Edge Theater Welcomes New Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

?The Edge Theater in Lakewood is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren Sherrill as Associate Artistic Director. Mr. Sherrill was cofounder of Denver's critically acclaimed Paragon Theatre and served as its Artistic Director until 2012. (more...)

BWW Review: Award winning JERUSALEM Misses the Mark at EnsembleBWW Review: Award winning JERUSALEM Misses the Mark at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - May 2, 2016

If you go to see JERUSALEM, now on stage at Ensemble Theatre, don't expect it to be about people living in the Israeli city of that name, or of the 2013 film of the same name concerning a group of messianic pilgrims abandoning their native Sweden to emigrate to Palestine. (more...)

JERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonJERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Ensemble Theatre concludes its 2015-16 season with JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth, directed by Ian Wolfgang Hinz. (more...)

'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Chicago theater community will present a wide variety of plays and musicals, as well as dance and concert offerings this summer. In support, the League of Chicago Theatres will once again create a comprehensive Summer Theater Guide that will be available at hotels, theaters, events, and destinations across the Chicago area. (more...)

Wilbury Group to Conclude 2015-16 Season with Regional Premiere of JERUSALEMWilbury Group to Conclude 2015-16 Season with Regional Premiere of JERUSALEM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly closes its 2015/16 season with the Rhode Island premiere of Jerusalem, Jez Butterworth's epic Tony and Olivier award-winning play, May 19-June 4, 2016. (more...)

Big House Theatre Company to Present KNIFE EDGE at Pond RestaurantBig House Theatre Company to Present KNIFE EDGE at Pond Restaurant
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The Big House Theatre Company presents KNIFE EDGE, May 18th - June 12th 2016 at Pond Restaurant. Press Night: May 25th, 7.30pm. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Extends JERUSALEM Through May 22Profiles Theatre Extends JERUSALEM Through May 22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Profiles Theatre announces an extension for its hit production of JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The critically-acclaimed Midwest premiere opened at Profiles on March 10, 2016 and will extend for an additional four weeks through May 22, 2016. (more...)

The Coal Mine Theatre to Present INSTRUCTIONS, Starring Diana Bentley & Ted DykstraThe Coal Mine Theatre to Present INSTRUCTIONS, Starring Diana Bentley & Ted Dykstra
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Coal Mine Theatre presents the Toronto premiere of the edgy and electric INSTRUCTIONS (TO ANY FUTURE SOCIALIST GOVERNMENT WISHING TO ABOLISH CHRISTMAS) from May 29 - June 19. Written by Canadian playwright Michael Mackenzie, directed by David Storch and starring Coal Mine's Artistic Curator Ted Dykstra and Artistic Producer Diana Bentley, this modern-day two-hander examines the shifting and suspect forces that drive the global financial system. (more...)

JERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonJERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Ensemble Theatre concludes its 2015-16 season with JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth, directed by Ian Wolfgang Hinz. (more...)

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